Remediation Now: Breaking the Barriers

A first-ever expert-moderated hybrid contaminated sites workshop event.

November 18, 2022


About the Event

Mark your calendars now. This November, for the first time ever, GeoEnviroPro – the home of GeoPro Talks, Canada’s favourite free Wednesday technical environmental webinars = and SMART Remediation, the source of Canada’s favourite roving environmental learning seminars, the annual SMART Remediation series – are collaborating to change the way the contaminated sites industry connects and develops.


combines face-to-face meeting, networking and demonstrations at Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre with virtual participation from anywhere with an internet connection.  

This unique, first-ever congregation of elite practitioner user groups – in a fast-paced, expert-moderated hybrid model – lets you network in-person in beautiful downtown Vancouver and/or make meaningful virtual connections with fellow professionals, regulators and stakeholders around the world.

Focus areas include:

  • Sustainable remediation technologies, approaches, and case studies,
  • Facilitating effective and efficient municipal, provincial, and federal involvement.
  • innovation in site redevelopment and risk management
  • Restoration of abandoned mines and oil &gas sites  
  • The business of environment; and
  • Equity in enterprise

Join us November 18, 2022, for a one-of-a-kind post-pandemic refocusing on REMEDIATION NOW: BREAKING THE BARRIERS. (Limited sponsorship and demonstration opportunities are also available).

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Call for Abstracts

Submit your proposal NOW for a rapid-fire (20 minute), interactive (5 minute Q&A), technical talk in any of four (4) different streams:

(1) Sustainable remediation technologies, approaches and case studies,
2) Facilitating effective and efficient municipal, provincial, and federal involvement.
3) innovation in site redevelopment and risk management, and
4) Restoration of abandoned mines and oil &gas sites  

Abstracts should be no more than 500 words and include a presentation description and short presenter biography. Please also include your preference for speaking in person at the event in Vancouver or presenting remotely.  

 If you are interested in submitting an abstract or have any questions, please contact Guy Patrick at  Please submit your proposal to by September 9, 2022. We are also arranging special presentations on the business of environment and equity in enterprise – please contact the organizers directly if this of interest.

For more information on REMEDIATION NOW and other GeoEnviroPro workshops and webinars, please visit .   For more information about SMART Remediation, Canada’s favourite roving environmental seminar series, please visit:

Abstracts Due Via Email: September 9, 2022
Abstract Notifications: September 30, 2022
Presentations Due: November 4, 2022